Mitchell College
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Mitchell College
Mitchell College
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Former names
New London Junior College
Type Private
Established 1938
Endowment $6.1 million[1]
Chairman Elizabeth Ivey
President Janet L. Steinmayer
Academic staff
Students 778[2]
Location New London, Connecticut, United States
41°19?47?N 72°05?34?W / 41.3296°N 72.0929°W / 41.3296; -72.0929Coordinates: 41°19?47?N 72°05?34?W / 41.3296°N 72.0929°W / 41.3296; -72.0929
Campus 68 acres (0.28 km2)
suburban; residential; waterfront [3]
Colors              red, white and black
Athletics NCAA Division III
Nickname Mariners
Affiliations CUNYAC
Sports 15 varsity teams [4]

Mitchell College is a private liberal arts college on the Thames River, in New London, Connecticut, United States.[2] In 2015 it had 778 students and faculty of 68; admission rate was 70%.[2]

The college offers associate and bachelor's degrees in fourteen subjects including business administration, criminal justice, early childhood education and sports administration.[2]


The college sports teams are known as the Mariners. Until the NCAA ruling on the Native American mascot controversy, they were called the Pequots.[] The college competes in NCAA Division III in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, sailing, and soccer for men, and basketball, cross country, sailing, soccer, softball, and volleyball for women.[2]


Mitchell College reports having 23 full-time faculty, 73 part-time faculty, and 57% of classes having between 10 and 19 students.[5] The college offers degrees in business, communication, education, environmental studies, family studies, liberal arts, psychology, public safety, and sports and fitness.[2]

Notable alumni and faculty


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